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The Eternal Butt

BuxwheatBuxwheat Posts: 727
edited 5:32AM in EggHead Forum
First effort w/ Guru: 17.5 hours for an 8 lb-er. Worth the wait. I'll know better next time as regards damper setting, Daisy, and pit temp.



  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 13,000
    Looks dam (sic) near perfect to me!!! :)

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!


    Central Connecticut 

  • Gator Bait Gator Bait Posts: 5,244
    Looking good! I think most of the butts I have done have taken about that long. If it's great when you chow down you'll know it was just long enough.


  • Hawg FanHawg Fan Posts: 1,463
    Nice looking bark. Makes me hungry for a pulled pork sandwich. I cooked by first 4 lb pork butt for 12 hours, nice and slow because I didn't want it dry. I since learned that pork butts are very forgiving and I now cook a 8-9 lb butt in 12-14 hours.

    Any road will take you there if you don't know where you're going.


    Tulsa, OK
  • JeffersonianJeffersonian Posts: 4,244
    Nice job, Bux. It only gets better.
  • thechief96thechief96 Posts: 1,908
    Looks very good from here. ;)
    Dave San Jose, CA The Duke of Loney
  • BuxwheatBuxwheat Posts: 727
    Plenty of bark! I slice most of the fat cap off to get bark all over.
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